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Monday, February 22, 2021

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Monday, February 22, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources

Chair: Nancy Gibson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

1. Approve the minutes for December 17, 2020

2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

3. Introductions for new LCCMR Members

4. Action: Election of legislative members to Executive Committee
-   Elections and proxy options letter sent to members 2/15/21

5. Overview of the Biennial Report submitted January 15, 2021

6. Action: 2019 Strategic planning: options for completion
a.   Memo with options
b.   Current Strategic Plan
c.   2019 Strategic Planning Process - 1 page visual
d.   2019 Strategic Planning Process Results - 137 pages
e.   Member Workshop Document

7. LCCMR other business
?   Next meeting

8. Public testimony
The public is asked to keep their comments brief. If you would like to testify, please contact Diana Griffith at diana.griffith@lccmr.leg.mn by 4:00 pm the day before the meeting and specify to which agenda item your testimony relates. The chair will accommodate testimony at the requested agenda item as time allows.

9. Adjourn


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Monday, February 22, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF88 (Lippert) Minneapolis Veterans Home authorization for Adult Day centers
HF151 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources trust fund funding provided, and money appropriated (LCCMR FY22 Recommendations)
HF29 (Hansen, R.) Bridge on marked U.S. Highway 52 designated as Private Joseph Marthaler Memorial Bridge
HF482 (Petersburg) Trunk Highway 13 portion designated as Corporal Caleb L. Erickson Memorial Highway

• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at chris.mccall@house.mn.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways and Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029

Bills Added

Monday, February 22, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

I. FFA State Officers welcome
II. Emerging Farmers Working Group Report
III. HF 1274 (J. Hanson) Permitting the commissioner of agriculture to accept donations on behalf of the emerging farmer working group; providing an emerging farmer account; transferring money to the emerging farmer account
IV. HF 1010 (Lippert) Statewide soil health action plan development funding provided
V. *HF 80 (Lippert) Farmer-lender mediation period extended
Other bills may be added.

*HF 80 was originally heard on January 25, 2021. Amendments will be considered.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: Please contact nancy.conley@house.mn by 4:00 PM, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 if you would like to sign up to testify on any bill/amendment (testimony may be limited to 2 minutes/person). Written testimony is encouraged and should be submitted by 4:00 PM, Friday to ensure it will be posted on the committee website and provided to members in advance of the hearing.

PUBLIC VIEWING: This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

PUBLIC ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

MEETING DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Agriculture Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92001

Bills Added

Monday, February 22, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF562 (Urdahl) - Social studies graduation requirement modified.

Presentation on Agriculture in our Classrooms (Poston)

***BILL REMOVED: HF649 (Sandstede) - Statewide concurrent enrollment teacher training program amended, and money appropriated***

*Bills may be taken in any order. Agenda items may be added or removed.*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Please refer to the Committee Rules (posted under "Committee Documents") for further information.

Bills Removed

Monday, February 22, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF79 (Wazlawik) Food packaging chemical use regulated, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.
HF801 (Morrison) Prescription drug affordability board and prescription drug affordability advisory council established, description drug cost reviews and remedies provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF894 (Bernardy) Medical assistance coverage allowed for drugs and pharmaceutical ingredients used for weight loss.

Agenda items may be added/removed.

Members of the public interested in testifying should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 1 pm on Sunday, February 21st. Testimony will be limited to two minutes per person. Written testimony will be accepted.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/docs/HmNgjtZ_KkKBF3cKO2DXmw.pdf

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Health Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92011.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. For other questions, please contact Patrick McQuillan (patrick.mcquillan@house.mn).

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.


Bills Added

Monday, February 22, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 672 (Ecklund) Northeast Entrepreneur Fund grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Shawn Wellnitz, President & CEO, Entrepreneur Fund
Jessica Lietz, Owner, Boomtown, and Whistling Bird

HF 860 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership funding provided, and money appropriated.
Jean Keenan, Executive Director, Life-Work Planning Center
Stacy Gordon

HF 679 (Boldon) Bridges to Healthcare funding provided, and money appropriated.
Jinny Rietmann, Executive Director, Workforce Development Inc.
Barb Embacher, Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs, Riverland Community College
Su Du, Graduate, Bridges to Healthcare; Mayo Clinic

HF 703 (Huot) Rosemount; water infrastructure unexpended appropriation repurposed.
Logan Martin, City Administrator, City of Rosemount
Kim Lindquist, City of Rosemount

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp


Monday, February 22, 2021 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION